Fleet Operations Assistant Supervisor in Denver, CO at PAE

Date Posted: 11/19/2019

Job Snapshot

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    Denver, CO
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Job Description

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World

Fleet Operations Assistant Supervisor


Provide effective planning and leadership to ensure the safe, efficient, and productive use of all Fleet Operations personnel and equipment in support of the US Antarctic Program. Proactively coordinate with all ASC departments as needed to facilitate and complete all sustaining and project needs of the United States Antarctic Program.

GENERAL DUTIES (not all inclusive):

  • Responsible for implementing and maintaining a safe workplace program and ensuring that safety is the highest priority in the workplace.
  • Interface with the National Science Foundation, other contractors, and ASC personnel as needed to coordinate efficient and effective use of all Fleet Operations personnel and equipment.
  • Plans, establishes goals, prioritizes and schedules work center tasks and work assignments. Receives requests and schedules personnel and assets to meet user and planned requirements.
  • Reviews plans and procedures annually and submits amendments for approval.
  • Ensures all personnel are trained to safely perform their assigned tasks. Responsible for helping to develop training and familiarization protocols, as well as tracking and recording training for departmental personnel.
  • Ensures operators inspect equipment and lifting fixtures in accordance with manufacturer's recommendations and established procedures. Ensures operators perform daily maintenance in accordance with manufacturer's recommendations and established procedures.
  • Coordinates with the Vehicle Maintenance Facility and Operations Manager to plan equipment maintenance and repair support for heavy equipment.
  • Generates input for the Equipment Replacement Plan regarding equipment demands and vehicle applicability or condition.
  • Maintains accurate inventory and assures adequate materials are on hand for planned activities and tasking.
  • Conducts interviews and assessments of applicants for Fleet Operations contract positions. Makes hiring recommendations to the Fleet Operations Supervisor.
  • Develops personnel with succession and retention of long-term knowledge in mind.
  • Trains and orients subordinate employees on performance, documentation, and activities that affect the achievement of McMurdo Operations goals.
  • Tracks data as requested by Operations Manager and/or Fleet Operations Supervisor.
  • Supports the achievement of ASC metrics, whether metrics can be directly or indirectly affected by this position's activities.
  • Provides direct support, using staff resources if necessary, to the achievement of all metrics related to ASC.
  • Complies with all ASC Environmental Health & Safety, and Quality Assurance, requirements and goals. Provides documentation to these divisions, as necessary, to ensure adequate and legal documentation.
  • Ensures that all subordinate employees are trained and understand ASC Environmental Health & Safety, and Quality Assurance, requirements and goals. Maintains documentation to meet these requirements.
  • Communicates professionally, both verbally and in writing, with subordinates, station management, and stakeholders to relay information.  This includes, but is not limited to, staff meetings, performance appraisals, job requirements, training and familiarization activities, division metrics, projects, quality standard procedures, and safety practices.
  • Responsible for overseeing work performed on station and on the ice shelf to assure proper construction techniques and schedules are adhered to. Reports to the Fleet Operations Supervisor any changes in schedule due to weather, mechanical issue or changing conditions on the job site.
  • Physical activities to involve lifting up to the safety regulation maximum, working both indoors and outdoors.
  • Handles confidential matters (personnel actions, management reports, etc.) in accordance with management policy.
  • Performs other duties as required.


  • BS/BA required. Equivalent experience accepted in lieu of a degree.
  • Valid Driver's license required. Class A or B CDL preferred.
  • Minimum five years of supervisory and leadership experience required.
  • Minimum five years of experience in project planning and scheduling is preferred.
  • Experience in leading and managing heavy equipment operations or large-scale construction projects is highly preferred.
  • Prior experience in building or maintaining roads, highways, or airfields is preferred.
  • Ability to create, read, understand, and provide feedback on project schedules and blueprints is highly preferred.
  • Ability to provide labor and equipment projections for daily, weekly, seasonal planning is required.
  • Ability to create and maintain labor and expense budgets preferred.
  • Ability to forecast capital budget requirements and provide relevant data in support of capital requests required.
  • Ability to create and implement relevant safety training programs is preferred.
  • Ability to create and implement relevant equipment training programs is preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office is required. (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Proficiency in some form of scheduling software is preferred. (Ex: Microsoft Project)
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively lead a multi-skilled work force in a regularly changing environment to complete a wide variety of tasks is required.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written skills.
  • Willingness and ability to deploy to Antarctica for extended periods is required.
  • Must be willing and able to lift and move items, parts, assemblies and equipment up to the safety regulation maximum.
  • Must be willing and able to perform physical activities including heavy lifting, climbing in and out of equipment, crawling, and working outdoors.
  • Must successfully complete the physical, dental and psychological (if applicable) examinations as required by the NSF for deploying to Antarctica.
  • Must participate in community programs, such as “house-mouse” (chores), “daisy-picking” (cleaning-up around the station), recycling efforts & safety objectives.
  • US citizenship or US Permanent Resident Status is required.

Boots Required:   Yes       No

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

PAE is a drug free workplace.

PAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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